Idaho sends 10 delegates to balanced budget convention

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By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has sent 10 lawmakers to a planning meeting in Arizona to debate details for carrying out a growing national effort to amend the Constitution to require a balanced U.S. budget Idaho's top legislative leaders approved sending the Republican delegates, despite the GOP-controlled statehouse's repeated failures to pass legislation calling for a convention of states. "There's certainly a lot of interest inside the Legislature on this topic," said House Speaker Scott Bedke, an Oakley Republican who has voted in favor of calling for a constitutional convention in the past. "It doesn't commit the state to anything, but at least this gives us some more information if this was going to...

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